Privacy policy

The operator of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. I treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

The use of this website is possible without providing any personal data. The extent that personal information is collected on this website (for instance name, address, or e-mail address) occurs on a voluntary basis. This data will not be shared with third parties unless express permission is given.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Details of data processing

When contacting me, whether personally or by post, telephone, e-mail, or fax, the information that you provide will be kept for further processing, as well for follow up questions. Your data will not be shared with third parties. Your personal data will be deleted after they are no longer required, or if there is no legal obligation to retain it.

Transmission of data

If it is necessary to transmit your personal details to a third party in order to process a question or fulfil an order, this will happen only with your express consent.

Cookies

Some of my web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Usage of Google Analytics / Google AdWords

This website does not currently use Google Analytics or Google AdWords. If changes are made, they will be posted here.

Server-Log-Files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP adress

This data cannot be connected to specific persons. These data will not be combined with data from other sources. I reserve the right to check this data retroactively if it is made clear that there is specific unlawful use. The provider of this website is located in Germany.

SSL encryption

This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to me as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

LinkedIn

This website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When visiting any webpages which contain functions of LinkedIn, Linkedin is informed that you visited this website with your IP address. If you click the “recommend-button” on LinkedIn, and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible that LinkedIn can connect your visit to your profile there. I point out that as provider of this website, I have no knowledge over the transmission of your personal data through your use of LinkedIn. Further information can be found in the privacy policy of LinkedIn here.

XING

This website uses functions of the network XING. The provider is the die XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. When visiting any of my webpages that contains functions of XING, a connection to the servers of XING is made. To the best of my knowledge, no storage of personal data is made. Especially not IP addresses or usage behaviour. Further information about data protection and the XING share button can be found in the privacy policy of XING here.

Usage of Facebook Social Plugins

This website uses social plugins of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plugins are marked with the facebook logo or the add-on “Facebook Social Plugin”. If you visit a webpage here which contains such a plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with the servers of Facebook. The contents of the plugin is directed from Facebook and is embedded in the webpage.

Through integration of the plugin, Facebook receives information that your browser has accessed this site. If logged in to Facebook, Facebook can connect this visit to your facebook profile. If you interact with the Facebook plugin, e.g. by clicking the "Like" button or leaving a comment, that information will be transmitted to Facebook and saved there.

The reason for and scope of the data acquisition and information about the way in which the data is processed and used by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and the settings available to protect your privacy, can be found in the privacy policy of Facebook here.

If you do not wish Facebook to collect data about you via our Internet presence, you must log out from Facebook before visiting our website.

Rights of accesss, erasure, blocking and revocation

You may request at any time to learn what personal data of yours has been saved, as well as the right to correct, block, or delete all this data, insofar as there is no legal obligation to retain such data, or unless needed to execute any outstanding orders or for asserting our rights and enforcing our claims. As far as statutory trade and tax retention provisions dictate, the retention period for certain information types may be up to 10 years.

In the event that you give or have given me consent to collect, process or use your data, this consent can be revoked at any time with future effect through the address given in the imprint. Additionally, you have the right to appeal at the relevant supervisory authority. Should you have questions concerning personal data that were not able to be answered by this data privacy statement, please feel free to contact me under the address given in the imprint.

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found here.

Changes to the privacy policy

I reserve the right to alter the privacy policy presented on this website, to adapt it to changed legal situations, changes to my services, or data processing. Users are therefore requested to inform themselves regularly about the content of this website.